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Snowman World is the ultimate winter destination – a frozen world of snow and ice. Feel the fresh winter breeze, have fun in the snow, touch the glittering ice and witness the lucid colours of the Arctic Circle. Get hugged by a friendly snowman and see the wild dance of the Northern Lights.


The Snowman World Glass Resort offers luxurious accommodation in modern glass structures with spectacular views over the northern sky for aurora spotting. Restaurant Ensilumi serves quality dishes prepared from locally sourced Lappish ingredients.

Location: Finland
Nearest Airport:  Rovaniemi Airport
Prices:  See 'request booking' button


Spend a very special arctic night sleeping in a room built entirely of snow and ice! The Snowman World Igloo Hotel offers a genuine igloo experience in Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland.

The temperature inside the igloo room is just below zero degrees Celsius, while outside temperatures may drop as far as -30. Not to worry – all guests will be equipped with a sleeping bag designed for extreme conditions guaranteed to keep your mind and body warm throughout the night.

In the morning, after a refreshing night’s sleep, you’ll be served a lovely breakfast inside Restaurant Ensilumi. You’ll also receive the Arctic Night Survival Certificate.


Staff are more than happy to provide you with a genuine igloo experience that’ll leave a lifelong memory! Staying overnight in Snowman World Igloo Hotel includes:

- Accommodation in a chosen igloo room type
- A specially designed sleeping bag and sleeping instructions
- Breakfast in Restaurant Ensilumi
- Entrance ticket to Snowman World Winter Zone
- Arctic Night Survival Certificate

All the rooms in Snowman World Igloo Hotel have been individually designed and decorated by professional snow constructors and ice sculptors.


- 2 x Standard double rooms (8 m2) with double bed
- 4 x Superior double rooms (18 m2) with double bed and optional extra bed
- Family room for four (20 m2) with two double beds
- Unique snow sculpture decoration in each room
- Accommodation includes thermal sleeping bag, silk sheet, pillow, and an electrically heated mattress pad
- Communal toilet and shower in Snowman World main building


Snowman World Glass Resort offers brand new luxury accommodation in Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland, starting 1st December 2017.

The high-standard glass apartments provide a new way of enjoying the spectacular northern skies and natural phenomena like the Aurora Borealis relaxing in a hot tub or lying comfortably in bed.

Situated right next door to Santa Claus on the Arctic Circle, the modern glass structures have been decorated with stylish Scandinavian design. The apartments represent a glass igloo type accommodation with more space and luxury feel.

Each Superior Glass Apartment (40 m2) includes a living area, mini-kitchen, upstairs loft with glass ceiling and own private Hot Spring outdoor hot spa and sauna.


Snowman World Glass Resort provides a warm and cosy atmosphere in a snowy landscape right next to Santa Claus Office in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland. The beautiful nature of the Arctic Circle starts right at the doorstep.

The luxurious glass apartments have been decorated with Lappish handicrafts and Scandinavian design brands such as Secto, Pentik, Pedro and Hay. The large windows and glass ceiling provide an unrestricted view of the northern sky and natural phenomena such as the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).

The shape of the glass structures is inspired by Lapland’s classic “kota” huts, designed and used by the indigenous Sámi people who lead a nomadic reindeer herder lifestyle and slept in the portable tepee-style dwellings.

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Snowman world has  the best playgrounds in Santa Claus Village!  Have fun with the snowmen and speed down the daring ice slides with a smile on your face! Snow fun is guaranteed for kids and adults alike.

Try ice skating and snowtubing – all necessary equipment is included in the entrance fee. The same ticket allows you to the Ice Restaurant, Ice Bar and Igloo Hotel, where you can also marvel at amazing ice sculptures.


 the world’s only ice restaurant located exactly on the Arctic Circle! The Ice Restaurant and Ice Bar in Snowman World simply must be experienced by anyone visiting Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Village.

The menu is based on local Lappish ingredients, and the wondrous frozen atmosphere is complemented with ice sculptures and unique architectural details.

The delicious set menu includes an appetizer, main course and dessert. A welcome drink is served at the Ice Bar before dinner.

Join us for an unforgettable evening in Lapland


The Ice Bar’s icy ambiance literally reaches from the floor to the ceiling in the large igloo. Everything in this bar is made out of snow and ice - admire the stunning ice sculptures while sipping our special beverages – served from ice glasses, of course!

The Ice Bar serves kids with red raspberry drinks and adults with clear icy drinks. The Snowman World Ice Bar is fully licenced.  The bar’s art gallery is filled with animal figures and story characters that are carved out of snow and ice to stunning detail.


Restaurant Ensilumi is a Lapland-themed café and restaurant in Snowman World, a winter wonderland built of snow and ice in Santa Claus Village that lies right on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland.

The warm atmosphere of Restaurant Ensilumi (“First Snow”) welcomes all visitors for a sweet and savoury tour to the tastes of Lapland. Local nature offers the best ingredients for our dishes in our Lapland Street Food menu. 

The Ensilumi Café serves fresh homemade baked goods as well as hot and cold beverages. The restaurant holds full rights to serve alcohol and they have a quality wine list on offer.


Restaurant Ensilumi offers 50 seats of warm-hearted Lapland spirit and atmosphere in Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland.

They pure local ingredients in their dishes, as Lapland’s nature offers the best produce for delicious meals. Special diets have been considered, and we have a full alcohol licence as well as a quality wine list.

The cafeteria serves homemade baked goods and a selection of hot and cold drinks.

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